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New Curriculum Support Website For Schools - www.curriculum.co.nz

29 September 2008 - A website to help schools implement the new New Zealand Curriculum was launched today by education consultancy company, Educating NZ.

Te Marautanga Hailed As Pioneering Document For Maori Education

Te Marautanga Hailed As Pioneering Document For Maori Education

26 September 2008 - NZEI Te Riu Roa says teachers in kura kaupapa and bi-lingual units will embrace the Maori medium curriculum Te Marautanga o Aotearoa as it gives them the clear direction they have been waiting for.

Fresh Future Cyclists Complete Remarkable Ride For Sick Kids

26 September 2008 - Weary, bruised and sore - but chuffed after a job well done!

An incredible team of cyclists, raising money for the Fresh Future Appeal, has ridden 2,000km in 18 days to raise money for sick kids throughout New Zealand.

Slain Officer Honoured At New Zealand Police Museum

26 September 2008 - Sergeant William Cooper was shot dead by Stanley Graham in 1941. The Police Long Service and Good Conduct medal awarded to him has been secured by the New Zealand Police Museum situated at The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC), Porirua.

Bucket Fountain To Disappear For Repairs

26 September 2008 - Cuba Street's Bucket Fountain is about to do a disappearing act. The famous Wellington landmark will be dismantled early next week for a month-long refurbishment. It will be back - and looking better than ever - by the end of October.

Business Warned To Brace For Tough Customers In Hard Times

Business Warned To Brace For Tough Customers In Hard Times

Business is being warned to expect customers to become more demanding as tough times set in.

More Premium Economy Seats From Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is to double the number of available Pacific Premium Economy seats on its fleet of eight 777-200ER aircraft in line with unprecedented demand.

Go Wellington, Go The Lions, Go For Free!

GO Wellington bus services have been restored to normal today, Friday, 26 September after the Tramways and M&C unions agreed to withdraw their notice of strike action and to return to the negotiating table. Further mediation is scheduled for next week.

Manukau Encourages Smoke-free Public Places

Manukau City Council last night adopted a smoke-free areas policy.

The policy aims to encourage people to refrain from smoking in areas used by children - playgrounds, skate parks, stadiums and courts, sports fields and public events.

Telecom 018 Workers Take Lightning Strike Action

Telecom's 018 service is expected to be severely disrupted today after Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union members at the telco's 018 contractor, Teletech, walked off the job at 12pm.